Obituaries: Amelia B Contreras, Robert Howard Evans, Barbara Jean Lovell Edwards Sanders.

Obituaries: Amelia B Contreras, Robert Howard Evans, Barbara Jean Lovell Edwards Sanders.

Barbara Jean Lovell Edwards Sanders

Barbara Jean Lovell Edwards Sanders, age 75 of Rome passed away Sunday May 27, 2018 in a local hospital.

Mrs. Sanders was born September 20, 1942, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Arbie Lovell, and Opal Phillips Lovell. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy and a home maker. Mrs. Sanders was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Claude Edwards, and Kurlin Glenn Sanders, a brother, Arbie Lovell.

Survivors include, children, Charles Richard (Lea Ann) Edwards, Rome; Michael Wayne Edwards, Rome; Nancy Renee’ (Todd) Lambert, Cave Spring; brothers, Dennis (Anne) Lovell, Terry (Vickie) Lovell, sister, Tammy (Jeff) Staton, sister in law, Susan Lovell, grandchildren, Savannah (Randy) Dobbs, Ashley (James) McKnight, Dallas (Rick) Jennings, Lacey Jordan, Cody (Niki) Edwards, Matthew Edwards, Joshua Edwards, and William Edwards, great grandchildren, Natalie Dobbs, Kaylin Dobbs, Abby McKnight, Tailor Jordan, Hollis Jennings, and Colton Edwards, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday May 30, 2018 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Rick Jennings, officiating. Interment will follow in East View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until  the service hour on Wednesday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.


Robert Howard Evans, age 80, of Centre AL, passed away Sunday May 27, 2018 at a local hospital.

Mr. Evans was born September 10, 1937, in Floyd County, a son of the late Clarless Evans, and Dollie Stephens. He was a member and former deacon of McFall Baptist Church. Mr. Evans was a veteran of the United States Army, and was employed by O’Neal Manufacturing for over 33 years and retiring from Wheeler’s, his hobbies was playing Rook, piano, guitar and loved to garden, and work in the flower beds, and family reunions. He was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife Pauline Bowman Evans, son Rev. Tommy (Mary Ann) Evans, Rainsville; grandchildren, T. J. Evans, Todd Evans, Ashley Henry, great grandchildren, Sophia Evans, Bailey Evans, Emma Evans, and Gavin Evans, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside and interment services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday May 31, 2018 in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with full military rites conducted by American Legion Shanklin Attaway Post 5 Honor Guard, with Rev. Tommy Evans, Kenneth Parker and Max Evans officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday May 30, 2018, Good Shepherd Funeral Home.


Amelia B Contreras, 71, died May 29, 2018. Miller & Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home.

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